Responsible for handling a variety of moderately complex assigned legal projects. Acts as counsel on issues involving company compliance with moderately complex governmental and regulatory standards.
Reviews legal documentation and provides advice on appropriate action. Coordinates legal matters requiring external legal assistance.
Assisting, where necessary, in the negotiation of transactions and offering legal advice on the structuring of financial transactions across the business sectors, including Debt, Properties, Empowerment Financing and Equities.
The drafting and checking of all agreements, including OTC (Over the Counter) derivative instruments documented in terms of ISDA, and other types of Master Agreements
Ensuring implementation of transactions in accordance with Credit approvals.
Registered attorney with 5 years related experience, post articles.
Admission as an attorney of the High Court.
A tertiary business / commercial qualification is advantageous.
Technical Competencies :
Top level drafting skills and communication skills.
Knowledge of the South African legal, financial and taxation system.
Reasonable financial and economic literacy.
Computer literacy, including the ability to use a word processing package (Office Suite).
Conduct research using the internet and other legal resources.
Knowledge & Skills : Risk management
Compliance & Legal Projects management
Legal advice and documentation reviews
Coordinates legal action that may require external legal assistance